The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is a growing and diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds.

Soaring Society of America

The Soaring Society of America, or SSA, was formed in 1932 to foster and promote all phases of full-scale soaring or gliding.

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FAA STEM-AVSED Program (Aviation & Space Education)

The mission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.

ESTECO Academy offering FREE academic mode FRONTIER licenses for students and PhD researchers

ESTECO develops software for multidisciplinary optimization (MDO) and will sponsor AMA members by offering FREE academic modeFRONTIER licenses for students and PhD researchers.

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The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.